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Research Institute Summer Experience (RISE) in Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Academic Level:
For most summer research programs, this is your upcoming status as of the fall. Always check with the individual program's website for details.

Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior
Graduate Students (Masters)

Conduct state-of-the-art research related to civil and environmental engineering problems

-Be mentored by NC State faculty, post-doctoral fellows, or advanced graduate students

-Experience the diverse research atmosphere and culture at NC State University 

-Present results at a research symposium and poster competition 

-Participate in weekly seminars and workshops to prepare for graduate school and professional development

-Engage in social and community activities

-Have opportunities to co-author scientific manuscripts with the mentors

-Receive a $4,000 stipend, travel expenses, university housing

-Get access to campus facilities (e.g., library, athletic, and health facilities)


-Should have attended an institution in the U.S. or its territories

-Should have completed undergraduate sophomore year by June or be in a master’s program

-Be enrolled as a student in Fall semester

-Hold a competitive GPA (3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale is recommended)

-Have a genuine interest in research and in pursuing a doctoral degree

-Persons from under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
accepts non-us citizens

Participating Institution(s):
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North Carolina State University (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Operations Research
Transportation Systems

Coastal Engineering
Engineering Research
Environmental Change
Environmental Risk Assessment
Mathematical Modelling
Sustainable Development
Systems Engineering
Wastewater Treatment & Reuse
Water Management
Water Quality

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Page last updated 3/24/2022
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